Industrial Design MFA
September 22, 2023
Researchers explore how embracing AI can create new opportunities for traditional artisans
Many creators are hesitant to embrace artificial intelligence (AI) as part of the artistic process. Opting to dive in head first, industrial designers Juan Noguera and Paolo Cardini are interested in the new technology’s potential to provide more autonomy for traditional artisans across the globe.
August 30, 2023
Metaproject 14 gives students a chance to leave their mark on the RIT campus landscape
For this semester's Metaproject industrial design initiative, students will work with RIT President David Munson to design concepts for a series of outdoor, hands-on museum installations for the Henrietta campus. The outdoor installations will tell the story of RIT in a way that is immersive and engaging to passersby on campus. Each student is tasked with creating a concept for one of the 14 installations.
August 30, 2023
New School of Design director, faculty hires ready for 2023-24 academic year
The College of Art and Design welcomes new hires to its faculty roster while longtime faculty Alex Lobos assumes a role as director of the School of Design.
August 10, 2023
MFA student lends 3D printing knowledge to IPI research project
Xinxin Li ’24 MFA (industrial design) is contributing a wealth of experience in CAD modeling, rendering, and 3D printing to a research project funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
May 9, 2023
Longtime faculty/staff to retire after noteworthy careers at RIT
Mary Barnard, Willie Osterman, Kim Sherman and David Walter are retiring from RIT with a combined 117 years of experience at the university.
April 19, 2023
Generative AI: 5 essential reads about the new era of creativity, job anxiety, misinformation, bias and plagiarism
The Conversation highlights an essay by Juan Noguera, assistant professor in the School of Design, about using artificial intelligence to inspire design.
April 18, 2023
Student designs to be featured at Autodesk University
A current collaboration between RIT’s industrial design program and Autodesk will soon extend beyond the classroom, as Autodesk plans to manufacture student designs to be used at the company’s signature annual conference, Autodesk University.
March 10, 2023
Students benefit from interdisciplinary work during Emerging Creatives Student Summit
Students across the country, including four from RIT, came together last weekend to explore the question ‘what do we want our future to look like?’ during the Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities (a2ru) Emerging Creatives Student Summit.
December 21, 2022
Professor honored for career dedicated to design innovation
Lorraine Justice, professor of industrial design and dean emerita, received a 2022 Individual Achievement Award from the Industrial Designers Society of America.
October 20, 2022
Unexpected outcomes when design students use AI as part of their process
Core77 features Juan Carlos Noguera, assistant professor in the School of Design, and a project with a class of industrial design MFA students.
July 21, 2022
3D shops manager brings personal touch to the job
Meet Joe Allgeier, an educator, maker and Jack of all trades for the College of Art and Design.
March 29, 2022
International print technology company donates color management software to RIT
GMG Color recently donated one of its high-end color management software systems, ColorProof, to RIT. The system will be used as part of classroom instruction and research projects based in RIT’s Department of Graphic Media Sciences and Technology to better evaluate color quality prior to print production.